US frat boys’ red party cup set to get a green makeover

Irish company Bash has ditched plastic and switches for an eco-friendly, all-paper version of its popular drinking vessel

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
15th August, 2021
US frat boys’ red party cup set to get a green makeover
Declan Fahy and Paul Cosgrave, directors and founders of Bash.

The red party cup made famous by American frat boys playing beer pong is going green: the Irish company that introduced it to Europe is launching a plastic-free version.

Bash Products has been supplying the iconic plastic party product to retailers such as Tesco, Morrison’s, Asda and Dunnes since 2009 and sells 20 million of the cups annually.

The red solo cup has always been plastic, but a European directive banning single-use plastic caused Paul...

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